Publications

2017 and In Press
Buss, D.M., Goetz, C., Duntley, J.D., Asao, K., & Conroy-Beam, D. (2017). The mate switching hypothesis. Personality and Individual Differences, 104, 143-149.

2016
Buss, D.M. (2016). The evolution of desire. In T.K. Shackelford, V.A. Weekes-Shackelford (eds.), Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science, DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-16999-6_1863-1.

Conroy-Beam, D., & Buss, D.M. (2016). Mate preferences. In T.K. Shackelford, V.A. Weekes-Shackelford (eds.), Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science, DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-16999-6_1-1

Kennair, L. E. O., Bendixen, M., & Buss, D. M. (2016). Sexual regret: Tests of competing explanations of sex differences. Evolutionary Psychology, 14(4), 1474704916682903.

Buss, D. M., & Abrams, M. Jealousy, Infidelity, and the Difficulty of Diagnosing Pathology: A CBT Approach to Coping with Sexual Betrayal and the Green-Eyed Monster. Journal of Rational-Emotive & Cognitive-Behavior Therapy, 1-23.

Conroy-Beam, D., & Buss, D. M. (2016). Do mate preferences influence actual mating decisions? Evidence from computer simulations and three studies of mated couples. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 111(1), 53.

Conroy-Beam, D. & Buss, D.M. (2016). How Are Mate Preferences Linked with Actual Mate Selection? Tests of Mate Preference Integration Algorithms Using Computer Simulations and Actual Mating Couples. PLoS ONE 11(6): e0156078.

Conroy-Beam, D., Goetz, C. D., & Buss, D. M. (2016). What predicts romantic relationship satisfaction and mate retention intensity: mate preference fulfillment or mate value discrepancies? Evolution and Human Behavior, 37(6), 440-448.

Asao, K. & Buss, D. M. (2016). The tripartite theory of Machiavellian morality: Judgment, influence, and conscience as distinct moral adaptations. In T.K. Shackelford & R.D. Hansen (Eds.), The Evolution of Morality. Springer: Switzerland.

Souza, A. L., Conroy-Beam, D., & Buss, D.M. (2016). Mate preferences in Brazil: Evolved desires and cultural evolution over three decades. Personality and Individual Differences, 95, 45-49.

Wyckoff, J.P., & Kirkpatrick, L.A. (2016). Direct and Indirect Aggression Tactics as a Function of Domain-Specific Self-Esteem. Personality and Individual Differences, 92, 135-142.

2015

Kennair, L. E. O., Grøntvedt, T. V., Mehmetoglu, M., Perilloux, C., & Buss, D. M. (2015). Sex and Mating Strategy Impact the 13 Basic Reasons for Having Sex. Evolutionary Psychological Science1(4), 207-219.

Easton, J.A., Goetz, C.D., & Buss, D.M. (2015). Human Mate Choice, Evolution of. In: James D. Wright (editor-in-chief), International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 2nd edition, Vol 11. Oxford: Elsevier. pp. 340-347.

Lewis, D.M.G., Al-Shawaf, L., Russell, E.M., & Buss, D.M. (2015). Friends and happiness: An evolutionary perspective on friendship. In M. Demir (Ed.), Friendship and Happiness (pp. 37-57). Springer.

Bendixen, M., Kennair, L. E. O., & Buss, D. M. (2015). Jealousy: Evidence of strong sex differences using both forced choice and continuous measure paradigms. Personality and Individual Differences, 86, 212-216.

Lewis, D. M., Russell, E. M., Al-Shawaf, L., & Buss, D. M. (2015). Lumbar curvature: a previously undiscovered standard of attractiveness. Evolution and Human Behavior, 36(5), 345-350.

Al-Shawaf, L., Lewis, D. M. G., & Buss, D. M. (2015). Disgust and mating strategy. Evolution and Human Behavior, 36, 199-205.

Conroy-Beam, D., Buss, D. M., Pham, M. N., & Shackelford, T. K. (2015). How sexually dimorphic are human mate preferences? Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 41(8), 1082-1093.

Al-Shawaf, L., Conroy-Beam, D., Asao, K., & Buss, D. M. (2015). Human emotions: An evolutionary psychological perspective. Emotion Review, 1754073914565518.

Al-Shawaf, L., Lewis, D.M.G., Alley, T. R., & Buss, D.M. (2015). Mating strategy, disgust, and food neophobia. Appetite, 85, 30-35.

Conroy-Beam, D., Goetz, C. D., & Buss, D. M. (2015). Chapter One-Why do humans form long-term mateships? An evolutionary game-theoretic model. Advances in Experimental Social Psychology, 51, 1-39.

2014

Conroy-Beam, D. & Buss, D.M. (2014). A deeper integration of Selfish Goal Theory and modern evolutionary psychology. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 37, 140-141.

Goetz, C. D., Easton, J. A., & Buss, D. M. (2014). Women’s perceptions of sexual exploitability cues and their link to sexual attraction. Archives of Sexual Behavior.

Goetz, C. D., Easton, J. A., & Meston, C. M. (2014). The allure of vulnerability: Advertising cues to exploitability as a signal of sexual accessibility, 64, 121-125.

Kamble, S., Shackelford, T. K., Pham, M., & Buss, D. M. (2014). Indian mate preferences: Continuity, sex differences, and cultural change across a quarter of a century. Personality and Individual Differences, 70, 150-155.

Perilloux, C., Duntley, J. D., & Buss, D. M. (2014). Blame attribution in sexual victimization. Personality and Individual Differences, 63, 81-86.

2013

Al-Shawaf, L., & Lewis, D.M.G. (2013). Exposed intestines and contaminated cooks: Sex, stress, & satiation predict disgust sensitivity. Personality and Individual Differences, 54, 698-702.

Buss, D. (2013). Feminist Evolutionary Psychology: Some Reflections [Response to Sokol-Chang & Fisher]. Journal of Social, Evolutionary, and Cultural Psychology, 7(4), 295-296.

Buss, D.M. (2013). Sexual jealousy. Psychological Topics, 22, 155-182.

Buss, D.M. (2013). The science of human mating strategies: An historical perspective. Psychological Inquiry, 24, 171-177.

Galperin, A., Haselton, M. G., Frederick, D. A., von Hippel, W., Poore, J. C., Buss, D. M., & Gonzaga, G. (2013). Sexual regret: Evidence for evolved sex differences. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 42, 1145-1161.

Perilloux, C., Cloud, J.C., & Buss, D.M. (2013). Women’s physical attractiveness and short-term mating strategies. Personality and Individual Differences, 54, 490-495.

2012

Buss, D.M. (2012). The evolutionary psychology of crime. Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Criminology, 1, 90-98.

DelPriore, D.J., Hill, S.E, & Buss, D.M.(2012). Envy: Functional specificity and sex-differentiated design features. Personality and Individual Differences, 53, 317-322.

Duntley, J.D., & Buss, D.M. (2012). The evolution of stalking. Sex Roles, 66, 311-327. DOI 10.1007/s11199-010-9832-0

Goetz, C.D., Easton, J.A., Lewis, D.M.G. & Buss, D.M.(2012). Sexual exploitability: observable cues and their link to sexual attraction. Evolution and Human Behavior, 33, 417-426.

Jonason, P.K. & Buss, D.M.(2012). Avoiding entangling commitments: Tactics for implementing a short-term mating strategy. Personality and Individual Differences, 52, 606-610.

Lewis, D.M.G., Al-Shawaf, L.,Conroy-Beam, D., Asao, K. & Buss, D.M.(2012). Friends with benefits II: Mating activation in opposite-sex friendships as a function of sociosexual orientation and relationship status. Personality and Individual Differences, 53, 622-628.

Lewis, D.M.G., Easton, J.A., Goetz, C.D., & Buss, D.M.(2012). Exploitative male mating strategies: Personality, mating orientation,and relationship status. Personality and Individual Differences, 52, 139-143.

Perilloux, C., Duntley, J. D., & Buss, D.M.(2012). The costs of rape. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 41, 1099-1106.

Perilloux, C., Easton, J. A., & Buss, D.M.(2012). The misperception of sexual interest. Psychological Science, 23, 146-151.

Stone, E. A., Shackelford, T.K., & Buss, D.M. (2012). Is variability in mate choice similar for intelligence and personality traits? Testing a hypothesis about the evolutionary genetics of personality. Intelligence, 40, 33-37.

2011

Al-Shawaf, L.& Buss, D.M. (2011). Evolutionary Psychology and Bayesian Modeling. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 34, 188-189.

Buss, D.M. (2011). Domains of deception. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 34, 18.

Buss, D.M. & Duntley, J.D. (2011).The evolution of intimate partner violence. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 16, 411-419.

Buss, D.M. & Schmitt, D. P. (2011). Evolutionary Psychology and Feminism. Sex Roles, 64, 768-787.

de Miguel, A. & Buss, D.M. (2011). Mate Retention Tactics in Spain: Personality, Sex Differences, and Relationship Status. Journal of Personality, 79, 563-586.

Duntley, J.D. & Buss, D.M. (2011). Homicide adaptations. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 16, 399-410.

Lei, C., Wang, Y., Shackelford, T.K., & Buss, D.M. (2011). Chinese mate preferences: Cultural evolution and continuity across a quarter century. Personality and Individual Differences, 50, 678-683.

Lewis, D.M.G., Conroy-Beam, D., Al-Shawaf, L., Raja, A., DeKay, T., & Buss, D.M.(2011). Friends with benefits: The evolved psychology of same- and opposite-sex friendships. Evolutionary Psychology, 9, 543-563.

Perilloux, C., Duntley, J. D., & Buss, D.M.(2011). Susceptibility to Sexual Victimization and Women’s Mating Strategies. Personality and Individual Differences, 51, 783-786.

Perilloux, C., Fleischman, D. S., & Buss, D. M. (2011). Meet the parents: Parent-offspring convergence and divergence in mate preferences. Personality and Individual Differences, 50, 253-258.

2010
Buss, D.M. (2010). Why students love evolutionary psychology . . . and how to teach it. Psychology Teacher Network, 20, 1-6.

Confer, J. C., Easton, J. A., Fleischman, D. S., Goetz, C. D., Lewis, D. M., Perilloux, C., & Buss, D. M. (2010). Evolutionary Psychology: Controversies, Questions, Prospects, and Limitations. American Psychologist, 65, 110-126.
(all authors contributed equally and are listed in alphabetical order)

Confer, J. C., Perilloux, C., & Buss, D. M. (2010). More Than Just a Pretty Face: Men’s Priority Shifts Toward Bodily Attractiveness in Short-Term Versus Long-Term Mating Contexts. Evolution and Human Behavior, 31, 348-353.

Easton, J. A., Confer, J. C., Goetz, C. D., & Buss, D. M. (2010). Reproduction expediting: Sexual motivations, fantasies, and the ticking biological clock. Personality and Individual Differences, 49, 516-520.

Hill, S. E., & Buss, D. M. (2010). Risk and relative social rank: positional concerns and risky shifts in probabilistic decision-making. Evolution and Human Behavior, 31, 219-226. 

Kaighobadi, F., Shackelford, T.K., & Buss, D.M. (2010). Spousal mate retention in the newlywed year and three years later. Personality and Individual Differences, 48, 414-418.

Perilloux, C., Lewis, D. M., Goetz, C. D., Fleischman, D. S., Easton, J. A., Confer, J. C., & Buss, D. M. (2010). Trade-Offs, Individual Differences, and Misunderstandings About Evolutionary Psychology. American Psychologist, 65, 930-932. (all authors contributed equally and are listed in reverse-alphabetical order)

2009
Buss, D.M. (2009). The Great Struggles of Life: Darwin and the Emergence of Evolutionary Psychology. American Psychologist, 64, 140-148.

Buss, D.M. (2009). An evolutionary formulation of person-situation interactions. Journal of Research in Personality, 43, 241-242.

Buss, D.M. (2009). How Can Evolutionary Psychology Successfully Explain Personality and Individual Differences? Perspectives on Psychological Science, 4, 359-366. evolution of envy

Buss, D.M. (2009). The role of emotions in adaptations for exploitation. Behavioral and Brain Science, 32, 391-392.

Goetz, C. D., Perilloux, C., & Buss, D. M. (2009). Attachment strategies across sex, ontogeny, and relationship type. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 32, 28-29.

Haselton, M.G., & Buss, D.M. (2009). Error management theory and the evolution of misbeliefs. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 32, 522-523.

2008
Buss, D.M., & Duntley, J.D. (2008). Adaptations for exploitation. Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, and Practice, 12, 53-62.

Buss, D.M., & Shackelford, T.K. (2008). Attractive women want it all: Good genes, economic investment, parenting proclivities, and emotional commitment. Evolutionary Psychology, 6, 134-146.

Buss, D.M., Shackelford, T.K., & McKibbin, W. F. (2008). The Mate Retention Inventory-Short Form (MRI-SF). Personality and Individual Differences, 44, 322-334.

Duntley, J.D., & Buss, D.M. (2008). Evolutionary psychology is a metatheory for psychology. Psychological Inquiry, 19, 30-34.

Easton, J.A., Shackelford, T.K., Schipper, L.D. (2008). Delusional Disorder–Jealous Type: How Inclusive are the DSM-IV Diagnostic Criteria? Journal of Clinical Psychology, 64, 264-275.

Hill S. E. & Buss, D. M. (2008) The Evolution of Self-Esteem. In M. Kernis (Ed.) Self-esteem Issues and Answers: A Source Book of Current Perspectives. New York: Guilford. 

Hill, S.E., & Buss, D.M. (2008). The evolutionary psychology of envy. In R. Smith (Ed.), The psychology of envy (pp. 60-70) New York: Guilford.

Hill, S. E., & Buss, D. M. (2008). The Mere Presence of Opposite-Sex Others on Judgments of Sexual and Romantic Desirability: Opposite Effects for Men and Women. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 34, 635-647.

Perilloux, C. & Buss, D. M. (2008). Breaking up Romantic Relationships: Costs Experienced and Coping Strategies Deployed. Evolutionary Psychology, 6, 164-181.

Perilloux, C., Fleischman, D. S., & Buss, D. M. (2008). The Daughter-Guarding hypothesis: Parental influence on, and emotional reactions to, offspring’s mating behavior. Evolutionary Psychology, 6, 217-233.

Stone, E.A., Shackelford, T.K. & Buss, D.M. (2008). Socioeconomic development and shifts in mate preferences. Evolutionary Psychology, 6, 447-455.

2007
Buss, D.M. (February 14, 2007). Jealousy, the necessary evil. Los Angeles Times, p. A23.

Buss, D.M. (2007). The evolution of human mating. Acta Psychologica Sinica, 39, 502-512.

Jeon J. & Buss, D.M. (2007). Altruism towards cousins. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 274, 1181-1187.

Lund, O.C.H., Tamnes, C.K., Mouestue, C., Buss, D.M. & Vollrath, M. (2007). Tactics of Hierarchy Negotiation. Journal of Research in Personality.

Meston, C., & Buss, D.M. (2007). Why humans have sex. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 36, 477-507.

Kuhle, B. X. (2007). An evolutionary perspective on the origin and ontogeny of menopause. Maturitas, 57, 329-337.

Stone, E.A., Shackelford, T.K. & Buss, D.M. (2007). Sex ratio and mate preferences: A cross-cultural investigation. European Journal of Social Psychology, 37, 288-296.

2006

Barker, L. (2006).  Teaching evolutionary psychology:  An interview with David M. Buss.  Teaching of Psychology, 33, 69-76. 

Bleske-Rechek, A., & Buss, D.M. (2006). Sexual strategies pursued and mate attraction tactics deployed. Personality and Individual Differences, 40, 1299-1311.

Buss, D.M. (2006). Sexual selection and human mating strategies (letter to the editor). Science, 312, 690-691.

Buss, D.M. (2006). Strategies of human mating. Psychological Topics, 15, 239-260.

Buss, D.M. (2006). The evolutionary genetics of personality: Does mutation load signal relationship load? Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 29, 409. 

Buss, D.M., & Duntley, J.D. (2006). The evolution of aggression. In M. Schaller, D.T. Kenrick, & J.A. Simpson (Eds.), Evolution and social psychology (pp. 263-286). New York: Psychology Press.

Gangestad, S.W., Haselton, M.G., & Buss, D.M. (2006). Evolutionary foundations of cultural variation: Evoked culture and mate preferences. Psychological Inquiry, 17, 75-95.

Gangestad, S.W., Haselton, M.G., & Buss, D.M. (2006). Toward an integrative understanding of evoked and transmitted culture: The importance of specialized psychological design. Psychological Inquiry, 17, 138-151. 

Hill, S.E. & Buss, D.M. (2006). Envy and Positional Bias in the Evolutionary Psychology of Management. Managerial and Decision Economics, 27, 131-143.

Hill, S. E. & Ryan, M. J. (2005). The Role of Female Quality in the Mate Copying Behavior of Sailfin Mollies. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London: Biology Letters, 2, 203-205.

2005

Buss, D.M. (2005). Sex differences in the design features of socially-contingent mating adaptations. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 28, 278-297.

Buss, D.M., & Haselton, M.G. (2005).  The evolution of jealousy.  Trends in Cognitive Science, 9, 506-507.

Duntley, J. D. & Buss, D. M. (2005). The plausibility of adaptations for homicide. In P. Carruthers, S. Laurence and S. Stich (Eds.), The Innate Mind: Structure and Contents (pp. 291-304). Oxford University Press, USA. 

Haselton, M., Buss, D.M., Oubaid, V., & Angleitner, A. (2005). Sex, lies, and strategic interference: The psychology of deception between the sexes. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin 31(1), 3-23.

Hill, S. E. & Reeve, H. K. (2005). Low Fertility in Humans as the Evolutionary Outcome of Snowballing Resource Games. Behavioral Ecology, 16, 398-402.

Shackelford, T.K., Goetz, A.T. & Buss, D.M. (2005). Mate retention in marriage: Further evidence of the reliability of the Mate Retention Inventory. Personality and Individual Differences, 39, 415-425. 

Shackelford, T. K., Goetz, A. T., Buss, D. M., Euler, H. A., & Hoier, S. (2005). When we hurt the ones we love: Predicting violence against women from men’s mate retention tactics. Personal Relationships, 12, 447-463.

Shackelford, T. K., Schmitt, D.P. & Buss, D. M. (2005). Mate preferences of married persons in the newlywed year and three years later. Cognition and Emotion, 19(8), 1262-1270.

Shackelford, T. K., Schmitt, D.P. & Buss, D. M. (2005). Universal dimensions of human mate preferences. Personality and Individual Differences, 39, 447-458.

2004
Buss, D.M. (2004). The bungling apprentice. In J. Brockman (Ed.), When we were kids: How a child becomes a scientist.

Buss, D.M. (2004). Evolutionary psychology. In R. Gregory (Ed.), Oxford Companion to the Mind. London.

Duntley, J.D., & Buss, D.M. (2004). The evolution of evil. In A. Miller (Ed.), The social psychology of good and evil. New York: Guilford. 102-123.

Hill, S. E. & Reeve, H. K. (2004). Mating Games: the Evolution of Human Mating Transactions. Behavioral Ecology, 15, 748-756.

Pillsworth, E.G., Haselton, M.G., & Buss, D.M. (2004). Ovulatory shifts in female sexual desire. Journal of Sex Research, 41, 55-65.

Shackelford, T.K., Voracek, M., Schmitt, D.P., Buss, D.M., Weekes-Shackelford, V.A., Michalski, R.L. (2004). Romantic jealousy in early adulthood and in later life. Human Nature.

2003
Buss, D.M., & Reeve, H.K. (2003). Evolutionary psychology and developmental dynamics. Psychological Bulletin, 129, 848-853.

Buss, D.M. (2003). Sexual strategies: A journey into controversy. Psychological Inquiry, 14, 217-224.

Buss, D.M. (2003).Evolutionspsychologie—ein neues Paradigma fur die psychologische Wissenschaft. In H v. A. Becker, C.Mehr, H.H. Nau, G. Reuter, & D. Stegmuller (Eds.), Gene, meme und gehirne: Seist und Gesselschaft als Natur (pp. 137-226). Frankfurt, Germany: Suhrkap Verlag.

Buss, D.M. (2003). The nature of human nature. Review of S. Pinker’s The Blank Slate. Pathways: The Novartis Journal, Jan.-March, 49.

Buss, D.M. (2003). Sexual treachery. Australian Journal of Psychology, 55, 36.

Buss, D.M., & Duntley, J.D. (2003). Homicide: An evolutionary psychological perspective and implications for public policy. In N. Dess (Ed.), Evolutionary psychology and violence: A primer for policymakers and public policy advocates. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group, Inc.

Haselton, M. G. & Buss, D. M. (2003). Biases in social judgment: Design flaws or design features? In J. Forgas, K. Williams, & B. von Hippel (Eds.) Responding to the Social World: Implicit and Explicit Processes in Social Judgments and Decisions (pp. 23-43). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 

Jeon, J., and Choe, J. C. (2003). Reproductive skew and the origin of sterile castes. American Naturalist, 36, 206-224.

Shackelford, T.K., Buss, D.M., & Weeks-Shackelford, V. (2003). Wife-killings committed in the context of a lovers triangle. Journal of Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 25(2), 137-143.

Weekes-Shackelford, V.A., Shackelford, T.K., & Buss D.M. (2003). Murder in a lover’s triangle. In M.D. Smith (Ed.), New directions in homicide research. Washington, D.C.: Federal Bureau of Investigation.

2002
Buss, D.M. (2002). Human Mate Guarding. Neurendocrinology Letter Special Issue, 23, 23-29.

Buss, D.M. (2002). Human Mating Strategies. Samfundsokonomen, 4, 47-58.

Buss, D.M. (2002). Sex, marriage, and religion: What adaptive problems do religious phenomena solve? Psychological Inquiry, 13, 201-238. 

Buss, D.M., Haselton, M.G., Shackelford, T.K., Bleske, A.L., & Wakefield, J.C. (2002). Adaptations, exaptations, and spandrels. In D. Levitin (Ed.), Foundations of cognitive psychology: core readings. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press [reprinted from American Psychologist, 53, 533-548.]

Peters, J., Shackelford, T.K, & Buss, D.M. (2002). Understanding domestic violence against women: Using evolutionary psychology to extend the feminist functional analysis. Violence and Victims, 17,255-264.

Shackelford, T.K., Buss, D.M., & Bennett, K. (2002). Forgiveness or Breakup: Sex differences in responses to a partner’s infidelity. Cognition and Emotion 16:2, 299-307.

Schmitt, D.P, Shackelford, T.K., Duntley, J. D., Tooke, W., Buss, D.M., Fisher, M.L., Lavallee, M., & Vasey, P. (2002). Is there an early-30’s peak in female sexual desire? Cross-sectional evidence from the United States and Canada. The Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality, 11, 1-18.

2001
Bleske, A.L., & Buss, D.M. (2001). Opposite sex friendship: Sex differences and similarities in initiation, selection, and dissolution. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 27, 1310-1323.

Buss, D.M. (2001). Cognitive biases and emotional wisdom in the evolution of conflict between the sexes. Current Directions in Psychological Sciences, 10, 219-253.

Buss, D.M. (2001). Human Nature and Culture: An Evolutionary Psychological Perspective. Journal of Personality, 69:6, 955-978. 

Buss, D.M., & Shackelford, T.K., Kirkpatrick, L.A, Larsen, R.J. (2001). A Half Century of Mate Preferences: The Cultural Evolution of Values. Journal of Marriage and Families, 63, 492-503.

Haselton, M.G., & Buss, D.M. (2001). The affective shift hypothesis: The functions of emotional changes following sexual intercourse. Personal Relationships, 8, 357-369.

Schmitt, D.P., & Buss, D.M. (2001). Human mate poaching: Tactics and temptations for infiltrating existing relationships. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 80, 894-917.

Schmitt, D. P., Shackelford, T. K. & Buss, D. M. (2001). Are men really more ‘oriented’ toward short-term mating than women? A critical review of theory and research. Psychology, Evolution & Gender, 3, 211-239.

Schmitt, D. P., Shackelford, T. K., Duntley, J., Tooke, W. & Buss, D. M. (2001). The desire for sexual variety as a key to understanding basic human mating strategies. Personal Relationships, 8, 425-455.

2000
Bittner, G.D., & Friedman, B.X. (2000). Evolution of brain structures and adaptive behaviors in humans and other animals: role of polymorphic genetic variations. The Neuroscientist, 6(4), 241-251.

Bleske, A.L., & Buss, D.M. (2000). A comprehensive theory of human mating must explain between-sex and within-sex differences in mating strategies. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 23, 593-594. 

Bleske, A., & Buss, D.M. (2000). Can men and women just be friends? Personal Relationships, 7, 131-151.

Buss, D.M. (2000). The evolution of happiness. American Psychologist, 55, 15-23.

Buss, D.M., Shackelford, T.K., Chloe, J., Buunk, B.P., & Dijkstra, P. (2000). Distress about mating rivals. Personal Relationships, 7, 235-243.

Buss, D. M., Shackelford, T. K. & LeBlanc, G. J. (2000). Number of children desired and preferred spousal age difference: context-specific mate preference patterns across 37 cultures. Evolution and Human Behavior, 21, 323-331.

Friedman, B.X., Bleske, A.L., & Scheyd, G.J. (2000). Incompatible with evolutionary theorizing. comment in American Psychologist, 55(9), 1059-1060.

Greiling, H., Buss, D.M. (2000). Women’s Sexual Strategies: The hidden dimension of extra pair mating. Personality and Individual Differences, 28, 929-963.

Haselton, M.G., & Buss, D.M. (2000). Error management theory: A new perspective on biases in cross-sex mind reading. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 78, 81-91.

Schmitt, D.P., Buss, D.M. (2000). Sexual Dimensions of Person Description: Beyond or Subsumed by the Big Five?. Journal of Research in Personality, 34, 141-177.

Shackelford, T. K. & Buss, D. M. (2000). Marital satisfaction and spousal cost-infliction. Personality and Individual Differences, 28, 917-928.

Shackelford, T.K., Buss, D.M. & Peters, J. (2000). Wife killing: risk to women as a function of age. Violence and Victims, 15, 273-282.

1999

Buss, D.M., (1999). Adaptive individual differences revisited. Journal of Personality,67:2, 259-264.

Buss, D.M., Duntley, J.(1999). The evolutionary psychology of patriarchy: Women are not passive pawns in men’s game. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 22, 219-220.

Buss, D.M., Haselton, M.G., Shackelford, T.K., Bleske, A.L., Wakefield, J.C. (1999). Interactionism, Flexibility, and Inferences about the Past. American Psychologist, 54:6, 443-445.

Buss, D.M., Shackelford, T.K., Kirkpatrick, L.A., Chloe, J., Hasegawa, M., Hasegawa, T., & Bennett, K. (1999). Jealousy and beliefs about infidelity: Tests of competing hypotheses in the United States, Korea, and Japan. Personal Relationships, 6, 125-150. 

1998
Buss, D.M. (1998). Sexual Strategies Theory: Historical origins and current status. Journal of Sex Research, 34, 19-31.

Buss, D.M., Haselton, M.G., Shackelford, T.K., Bleske, A., & Wakefield, J.C. (1998). Adaptations, exaptations, and spandrels. American Psychologist, 53, 533-548.

1997
Botwin, M., Buss, D. M., & Shackelford, T. K. (1997). Personality and mate preferences: Five factors in mate selection and marital satisfaction. Journal of Personality, 65, 107-136.

Buss, D.M. (1997). Human social motivation in evolutionary perspective: Grounding Terror Management Theory. Psychological Inquiry, 8, 22-26.

Buss, D.M., & Shackelford, T.K. (1997). From vigilance to violence: Mate retention tactics in married couples. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 72, 346-361.

Buss, D.M., & Shackelford, T.K. (1997). Human Aggression in Evolutionary Psychology Perspevtive. Clinical Psychology Review, 17:6, 605-619.

Buss, D.M., Shackelford, T.K. (1997). Susceptibility to Infidelity in the First Year of Marriage. Journal of Research in Personality, 31, 193-221.

Shackelford, T.K., Buss, D.M. (1997). Spousal Esteem. Journal of Family Psychology, 11:4, 478-488.

Shackelford, T.K. & Buss, D.M. (1997). Cues to infidelity. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 23, 1034-1045.

1996
Buss, D.M. (1996). Paternity Uncertainty and the Complex Repertoire of Human Mating Strategies. American Psychologist, 51:2, 161-162.

Buss, D.M. (1996). Social Adaptation and Five Major Factors of Personality. In J.S. Wiggins (ed.) The Five-Factor Model of Personality: Theoretical Perspectives, 180-207.

Buss, D.M. Larsen, R.J., & Westin, D. (1996). Sex Differences in Jealousy: Not Gone, Not Forgotten, and Not Explained by Alternative Hypotheses. Psychological Science, 7:6, 373-375.

Buunk, B.P., Angleitner, A., Obaid, V., & Buss, D.M. (1996). Sex differences in Jealousy in Evolutionary and Cultural Perspective: Tests from the Netherlands, Germany, and the United States. Psychological Science, 7:6, 359-363.

Kyl-Heku, L.M., & Buss, D.M. (1996). Tactics as Units of Analysis in Personality Psychology: An Illustration using Tactics of Hierarchy Negotiation. Person.Individ.Diff, 21:4, 497-517.

Shackelford, T.K. & Buss, D. M. (1996). Betrayal in mateships, friendships and coalitions. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 22:11, 1151-1164.

Schmitt, D.P. & Buss, D.M. (1996). Strategic Self-Promotion and Competition Derogation: Sex and Conflict Effects on Perceived Effectiveness of Mate Attraction Tactics. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, vol. 70, 6, 1185-1204.

1995
Buss, D. M. (1995). Evolutionary psychology: A new paradigm for psychological science. Psychological Inquiry, 6, 1-30. 

Buss, D. M. (1995). The Future of Evolutionary Psychology. Psychological Inquiry, 6:1, 81-87.

Buss, D. M. (1995). Psychological sex differences: Origins through sexual selection. American Psychologist, 50, 164-168.

1994
Buss, D. M. (1994). The strategies of human mating. American Scientist, 82, 238-249.

Greer, A., & Buss, D. M. (1994). Tactics for promoting sexual encounters. The Journal of Sex Research, 3, 185-201.

1993
Buss, D. M., & Schmitt, D. P. (1993). Sexual Strategies Theory: An evolutionary perspective on human mating. Psychological Review, 100, 204-232.

Gangestad, S. W., & Buss, D. M., (1993). Pathogen prevalence and human mate preferences. Ethology and Sociobiology, 14:2, 89-96.

1992
Buss, D. M. (1992). Manipulation in close relationships: The five factor model of personality in interactional context. Journal of Personality, 60, 477-499.

Buss, D. M., Larsen, R. J., Westen, D., &; Semmelroth, J. (1992). Sex differences in jealousy: Evolution, physiology, and psychology. Psychological Science, 3, 251-255.

DeKay, W. T., & Buss, D. M. (1992). Human nature, individual differences, and the importance of context: Perspectives from evolutionary psychology. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 1, 184-189.

1991
Buss, D. M. (1991). Conflict in married couples: Personality predictors of anger and upset. Journal of Personality, 59:4, 663-703.

Buss, D. M. (1991). Evolutionary personality psychology. Annual Review of Psychology. Palo Alto, CA: Annual Reviews, Inc.

Buss, D. M., & Chiodo, L. A. (1991). Narcissistic acts in everyday life. Journal of Personality, 59, 179-216.

1990
Angleitner, A., Buss, D. M., & Demtroder, A. (1990). A cross-cultural comparison using the act frequency approach (AFA) in West Germany and the United States. European Journal of Personality, 4, 187-207.

Buss, D. M. (1990). Evolutionary social psychology: Prospects and pitfalls. Motivation and Emotion, 4, 265-286.

Buss, D. M. (1990). The evolution of anxiety and social exclusion. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 9, 196-201.

Buss, D. M. (1990). Toward a biologically informed psychology of personality. Journal of Personality, 58, 1-16.

Buss, D. M. (1990). Unmitigated agency and unmitigated communion: An analysis of the negative components of masculinity and femininity. Sex Roles, 22, 555-568.

Buss, D. M., Abbott, M., Angleitner, A., Biaggio, A., Blanco-Villasenor, A., Bruchon­Schweitzer, M [& 45 additional authors]. (1990). International preferences in selecting mates: A study of 37 societies. Journal of Cross Cultural Psychology, 21, 5-47.

Buss, D.M. & Dedden, L.A. (1990). Derogation of competitors. Journal of Social & Personal Relationships, 7, 395-422.

1989
Botwin, M.D., Buss, D.M. (1989). Structure of Act-Report Data: Is the Five-Factor Model of Personality Recaptured?. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 56:6, 988-1001.

Buss, D. M. (1989). Conflict between the sexes: Strategic interference and the evocation of anger and upset. Journal of Personality & Social Psychology, 56, 735-747.

Buss, D. M., & Craik, K. H. (1989). On the cross cultural examination of acts and dispositions. European Journal of Personality, 3, 19-30.

Buss, D. M. (1989). Sex differences in human mate preferences: Evolutionary hypotheses tested in 37 cultures. Behavioral & Brain Sciences, 12, 1-49.

Buss, D. M. (1989). Toward an Evolutionary Psychology of Human Mating (Response to Commentators). Behavioral & Brain Sciences, 12, 1-49.

1988
Buss, D. M. (1988). The Evolution of Human Intrasexual Competition:Tactics of Mate Attraction. Journal of Personality & Social Psychology, 54, 616-628.

Buss, D. M. (1988). From Vigilance to Violence: Tactics of Mate Retention in American Undergraduates. Ethology & Sociobiology, 9, 291-317.

1987
Buss, D. M. (1987). Love acts: The evolutionary biology of love. In R. J. Sternberg & M. F. Barnes (Eds.), The Psychology of Love. New Haven: Yale University Press (pp. 100-118).

Buss, D. M. (1987). Selection, Evocation and Manipulation. Journal of Personality & Social Psychology, 53(6), 1214-1221.

Buss, D. M., Gomes, M., Higgins, D. S. & Lauterbach, K. (1987). Tactics of manipulation. Journal of Personality & Social Psychology, 52(6), 1219-1229.

1986
Buss, D. M. & Barnes, M. L. (1986). Preferences in human mate selection. Journal of Personality & Social Psychology, 50(3), 559-570.

1985
Buss, D. M. (1985). Human mate selection. American Scientist, 73, 47-51.

Buss, D. M. & Craik, K. (1985). Why Not Measure That Trait? Alternative Criteria for Identifying Important Dispositions. Journal of Personality & Social Psychology, 48(4), 934-946.

Barnes, M. L. & Buss, D. M. (1985). Sex Differences in the Interpersonal Behavior of Married Couples. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 48(3) 654-661.

1984
Buss, D. M. (1984). Evolutionary biology and personality psychology: Toward a conception of human nature and individual differences. American Psychologist, 39, 1135-1147.

Buss, D. M. (1984). Marital assortment for personality dispositions: Assessment with three data sources. Behavior Genetics, 14, 111-123.

Buss, D. M. (1984). Toward a psychology of person-environment (PE) correlation: The role of spouse selection. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 47, 361-377.

1983
Buss, D. M., & Craik, K. H. (1983). Act prediction and the conceptual analysis of personality scales: Indices of act density, bipolarity, and extensity. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 45, 1081-1095.

Buss, D. M., & Craik, K. H. (1983). The act frequency approach to personality. Psychological Review, 90 105-126.

1981
Block, J., Buss, D. M., Block, J. H., & Gjerde, P. F. (1981). The cognitive style of breadth of categorization: Longitudinal consistency of personality correlates. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 40, 770-779.

Buss, D. M. (1981). Predicting parent-child interactions from children’s activity level. Developmental Psychology, 17, 59-65.

Buss, D. M. (1981). Sex differences in the evaluation and performance of dominant acts. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 40, 147-154.

Buss, D. M., & Craik, K. H. (1981). The act frequency analysis of interpersonal dispositions: Aloofness, gregariousness, dominance, and submissiveness. Journal of Personality, 49, 175-192.

1980
Buss, D. M., Block, J. H., & Block, J. (1980). Preschool activity level: Personality correlates and developmental implications. Child Development, 51, 401-408.

Buss, D. M., & Craik, K. H. (1980). The frequency concept of disposition: Dominance and prototypically dominant acts. Journal of Personality, 43, 379-392.

Buss, D. M., & Ozer, D. J. (1980). Inference and the interpretation of test scores. American Psychologist, 35, 475-476.